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Number of Teenagers Registered for Vaccination Exceeds 84,000

MTI-Hungary Today 2021.05.09.

The number of 16-18 year olds who have registered to receive a jab exceeded 84,000 by Friday midnight – more than 40 percent of the age group – according to information received by MTI.

Hungary is among the first European Union countries where the vaccination programme is so advanced that 16-18 year olds are now eligible for inoculation.

Vaccination of Teenagers to Start Next Week
Vaccination of Teenagers to Start Next Week

The inoculation of registered 16-18 year olds will get under way after May 10, while foreigners living in Hungary will be eligible to register from Tuesday, the chief medical officer has said. Meanwhile, Pfizer-BioNTech has applied to the European Medicines Agency for its vaccine to be accredited for 12-15 year olds, Cecília Müller told a […]Continue reading

People 16 or above who register after the Friday midnight deadline, however, will have to join a waiting list alongside people aged 18 or above.

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